but does it hold up after the collapse of bear stearns? >> back then, someone said greed is good, it was shocking. now there's a whole tea party around that. >> hey, i'm kramer! >> reporter: this is mr. wall street today, jim cramer, host of "mad money." back in the '80s when "wall street" came out he was a young broker at goldman sachs. >> it was the most spot-on movie, we all saw it, 20s and 30s, we were like -- our jaws were dropping that they had nailed it so unbelievably. >> reporter: those tailor-made suits and the slicked-back hair, those cell phones the size of bricks, those stretch limos rolling through streets paved with gold. >> all right, mr. gekko. you got me. >> you saw, aside from the chicanery, a window of glamor. it seemed glamorous and exciting to be on wall street. guys talking fast, guys making quick money. you said to yourself, if i want to cook i've got to go there.